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Posts Tagged ‘Western Union Co (WU)’

Abrams Capital Management

Abrams Capital Management Trims the Stake in Engility Holdings Inc (EGL)

Abrams Capital Management, led by David Abrams significantly trimmed its stake in Engility Holdings Inc (NYSE:EGL). According to a newly amended filing......(read more)
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

The Western Union Company (WU), Intel Corporation (INTC): Two Great Dividend Stocks That Should Raise Payouts Soon

For a long-term investor, dividends are critically important. Even during periods when the market is flat, receiving dividends and reinvesting them can......(read more)
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

The Western Union Company (WU), Moneygram International Inc (MGI): A Money Transfer Company Built to Last

Technological advancement is an ever-evolving story of “out with the old and in with the new.” The nation of India, for example, decided to......(read more)

The Western Union Company (WU), Xoom Corp (XOOM): This Stock Will Continue to Dominate Its Market

Shares of The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) have been on a tear since Barron’s published a bullish article on the stock in May. The stock traded......(read more)
Moneygram International Inc (NYSE:MGI)

Moneygram International Inc (MGI), The Western Union Company (WU), Xoom Corp (XOOM): This Money Transfer Company Looks Set to Grow

Moneygram International Inc (NASDAQ:MGI) is the second largest provider of money-transfer services after The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). The Dallas......(read more)
National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NYSE:NOV)

National-Oilwell Varco, Inc. (NOV), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TXN): Stocks Growing Their Dividends by 30% Per Year

Dividend investors would be wise to focus not just on a stock’s current yield, but also on the long-term growth potential of its dividends. That......(read more)
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

Moneygram International Inc (MGI), Xoom Corp (XOOM): Here’s Why The Western Union Company (WU) Is a Good Buy Right Now

Move over, paper checks and bank wires. A new way to send money from place to place is catching on in a big way. Meet the online money transfer, a new......(read more)
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

The Western Union Company (WU): Judge the Method, not the Outcome

The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) shares soared 34%, year-to-date, trumping the S&P 500’s gain of 18.5%. Despite the stock’s success......(read more)
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

The Western Union Company (WU), Moneygram International Inc (MGI): An Earnings Beat With Long-Term Potential

When money-transfer giant The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) reported its second-quarter earnings on Tuesday, the stock soared by as much as 9.5% as......(read more)
Moneygram International Inc (NYSE:MGI)

Moneygram International Inc (MGI): What’s Driving Sales at this Company?

The money transfer industry came under pressure after the 2008 recession. With the high unemployment rate, the remittance business slowed down. But with......(read more)
Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX)

Time Warner Inc (TWX), The Western Union Company (WU) – Today in History: Central Banks, Trans-Atlantic Telegraphs, and Bugs Bunny

On this day in economic and business history … The Bank of England was established by royal decree on July 27, 1694. Formally known as the Corporation......(read more)
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

The Western Union Company (WU), Moneygram International Inc (MGI): This Global Leader in the Money Transfer Business is Really a Buy

After the significant drop on the market in November 2012, The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU) has experienced a nice run-up, climbing from around $12......(read more)
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

The Western Union Company (WU), Xoom Corp (XOOM), eBay Inc (EBAY): Forget Bitcoin, Buy These Money Transfer Stocks

The Winklevoss twins of Facebook Inc (NASDAQ:FB) fame are looking to create a Bitcoin exchange traded fund (ETF). That’s a bad idea, particularly......(read more)
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

ABB Ltd (ADR) (ABB), The Western Union Company (WU): A Safer Way To Play Emerging Markets

“Emerging markets performance this year so far has been a disaster,” says Russ Koesterich, Chief Investment Strategist for BlackRock. However, he......(read more)
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

The Western Union Company (WU), Moneygram International Inc (MGI): This Company’s Affordable Services Bring a Smile to Investors

If you were an immigrant worker in the U.S., pricing would be a key consideration for selecting a money-transfer service. Xoom Corp (NASDAQ:XOOM) is a......(read more)
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

The Western Union Company (WU), Moneygram International Inc (MGI): Making Money in the Money-Transfer Business

One of the safest ways to invest in today’s volatile markets is to select companies whose products or services will remain in demand even if the global......(read more)
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

The Western Union Company (WU) Is Set to Soar

According to the latest data, India tops the list as the world’s largest market for inward remittances. During 2012, India received $69 billion in remittances......(read more)
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

The Western Union Company (WU), Moneygram International Inc (MGI), Xoom Corp (XOOM): For This Trio, Forget China And Think Mexico

Everyone is talking about China, but for a trio of international companies Mexico is a bigger story. It’s so big that trouble in that single country......(read more)
Moneygram International Inc (NYSE:MGI)

Moneygram International Inc (MGI), Euronet Worldwide, Inc. (EEFT): Profiting from Wall Street Rumors

Moneygram International Inc (NASDAQ:MGI) was up 5.35% on Friday as rumors swirled around Wall Street that a buyout of around $20-$27 could happen. That......(read more)
Moneygram International Inc (NYSE:MGI)

Moneygram International Inc (MGI): There’s Upside Potential for This Money Transfer Business

Recently, the investment community seemed to get excited about Moneygram International Inc (NYSE:MGI) when there were rumor that the company was putting......(read more)
General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS)

General Mills, Inc. (GIS): The Birth of an American Food Empire

On this day in economic and business history… General Mills, Inc. (NYSE:GIS) was formed on June 20, 1928 as a vehicle for the merger of successful......(read more)
Largest Online Retailers in the World

Staples, Inc. (SPLS), The Western Union Company (WU): Don’t Ignore the Boring Stocks

It’s easy to get a little too excited about the next big thing. Investors throw their money into stocks like Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), 3D......(read more)
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)

Ford Motor Company (F), The Western Union Company (WU): Two Metrics That Will Boost Your Investment Returns

Warren Buffett made the bulk of his fortune by paying low prices for companies with durable competitive advantages. Though he is universally considered......(read more)
Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F)

Ford Motor Company (F), General Electric Company (GE), The Western Union Company (WU): Goldman Sachs Weighs in on the Dividend Debate

Financial markets have delivered a strong performance in the first half of 2013. The impressive returns YTD have caught everyone by surprise, including......(read more)
Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR)

Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR)’s Imperial CEO Remains

Despite Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR)’ pledges to do business in a manner that is consistent with the rules of good corporate governance, its......(read more)
Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR)

Shareholders Still Dealing With Troublesome Nabors Industries Ltd. (NBR)

What’s the best way to win an election? Make sure nobody runs against you! Unfortunately for shareholders, Nabors Industries Ltd. (NYSE:NBR) wants......(read more)

The Western Union Company (WU), Barclays PLC (ADR) (BCS), Deutsche Bank AG (USA) (DB): Will Bitcoin Crush America’s Exorbitant Privilege?

With great power comes great responsibility. When it comes to the country that issues the international currency, with great responsibility comes great......(read more)

The Western Union Company (WU), Philip Morris International Inc. (PM): Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (GS)’s Dividend Picks

Recently Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE:GS) issued a note that contained an extremely bullish prediction for the S&P 500 over the next couple of......(read more)

The Western Union Company (WU), Moneygram International Inc (MGI), Xoom Corp (XOOM): This Global Money Transfer Leader Is Really a Buy

The world is moving to cashless transactions. That is true, but only for the developed economies. A majority of the population, especially in the emerging......(read more)
Green Dot Corporation (NYSE:GDOT)

Green Dot Corporation (GDOT), The Western Union Company (WU): How To Play

There’s a large swatch of the country that doesn’t use banks. These people are a huge market, and The New Yorker recently highlighted why......(read more)

Research In Motion Ltd (BBRY): This +700% Riser Is Moving Money Around

Related ticker: Research In Motion Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) Every quarter, many money managers have to disclose what they’ve bought and sold, via “......(read more)
Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE:CVC)

Cablevision Systems Corporation (CVC), Bank of America Corp (BAC): One Way Big Finance Stifles Shareholders

It’s pretty easy to win an election if nobody’s running against you. Unfortunately for investors, this strategy dominates corporate board......(read more)

Apple Inc. (AAPL), McDonald’s Corporation (MCD) Among Five Top Dividend Stocks for the Long Term

Equity investors who are looking for income are often tempted by a particular stock’s dividend yield. We believe they’d be wiser to focus......(read more)

eBay Inc (EBAY), Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN): Explosion in Online Commerce Will Lift This Stock to New Highs

Having started as a humble website for hosting online auctions, eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY) has since become an online commerce hub. Its two most valuable......(read more)
eBay Inc (NASDAQ:EBAY)

As Payment Processing Evolves, Look To These Companies: eBay Inc (EBAY), Research In Motion Ltd (BBRY), The Western Union Company (WU)

Sometimes interesting investment themes are just too expensive to dive into. The expansion of payment processing into developing markets is captivating......(read more)
NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA)

Use Puts To Buy These Value Stocks: NVIDIA Corporation (NVDA), Cisco Systems, Inc. (CSCO), The Western Union Company (WU)

Although options can be extremely risky, selling put options can be a fairly conservative way to generate income or to buy stocks at a pre-determined......(read more)
AT&T Inc.

Innovation, Intrigue, Subterfuge, and the Birth of an Industry: AT&T Inc. (T), The Western Union Company (WU), CBS Corporation (CBS)

On this day in economic and financial history… Who invented the telephone? The name on the first telephone patent, which was granted on March 7,......(read more)
Moneygram International Inc (NYSE:MGI)

XOOM Corp (XOOM) Soars At IPO: Will It Continue To Go Up?

The stock of Xoom Corp (NASDAQ:XOOM), the global online money transfer provider skyrocketed during its initial public offering (IPO) last Friday. The......(read more)
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

Xoom Corp (XOOM) Goes Zoom: Are Expectations Too High?

Last Friday money-transfer company Xoom Corp (NASDAQ:XOOM) had its IPO, with shares rising from the initial price of $16 to around $25 by the end of the......(read more)
Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT)

These Wide-Moat Stocks Offer More Security: Applied Materials, Inc. (AMAT) and More

Exchange-traded funds offer a convenient way to invest in sectors or niches that interest you. If you’d like to add some companies with strong competitive......(read more)
The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU)

5 Reasons to Worry About Next Week: The Western Union Company (WU), Communications Systems, Inc. (BRCD) and More

The economy is showing signs of fumbling the recovery. We’re now more than a month into the new year, and it won’t be long before the economy......(read more)